The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Casebook, a Novel by Mona Simpson 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/367937/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Mona Simpson (Photo by Gasper Tringale / Courtesy of the publisher) i Mona Simpson talks about her new novel, Casebook, about a young boy’s quest to uncover the mysteries of his unraveling family. What he discovers turns out to be what he least wants to know: the inner workings of his parents’ lives.