The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Ann Leary's Novel The Good House Listen 15 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/262576/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Ann Leary talks about her new novel, The Good House. It’s a classic New England tale about the secrets of a small town on the rocky coast of Boston’s North Shore about Hildy, a busy mother and grandmother who is also an alcoholic.