Books Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong Hardcover, 196 pages, Henry Holt & Co, List Price: $26 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleGoodbye, VitaminAuthorRachel Khong Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Struggling with disillusionment after a broken engagement, Ruth moves back home with her parents to discover that her father's erratic memory loss and her mother's eccentricity are manifesting in near-comical ways that help Ruth transform her grief. Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Goodbye, Vitamin NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews 'Goodbye, Vitamin' Is Sweet — But Not Sugarcoated July 12, 2017 Rachel Khong's first novel is a heartwarming account of family devotion and dementia — which sounds sickly, but her offbeat sensibility and flair for wordplay keep the story from becoming saccharine.