The Journal Keeper

by Phyllis Theroux

The Journal Keeper

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Phyllis Theroux may be the biggest overthinker of them all — and that's saying a lot among this neurotic bunch. The author (who is also, oddly enough, Jennifer Aniston's possible future mother-in-law) has written a memoir called The Journal Keeper that's everything we're told a memoir shouldn't be — rambling, self-indulgent and only loosely chronological. Luckily, Theroux has plenty of courage in her convictions, revealing a rich inner life that might never be as colorfully

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