In Beginner's Goodbye, Aaron is an editor at his family's business, a vanity press, married to a no-nonsense doctor, who always eats 6 Triscuits for a snack, because that is the serving size on the package. When she dies, his life is upended. Tyler's story is a masterpiece of relationships between slightly eccentric characters. We see Aaron's marriage as he relives it after Dorothy dies, his family relationships especially with his bossy older sister, his relationships in his office and with his neighbors. A charming and endearing read.