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autobiographies

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  • n. Plural form of autobiography.

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Examples

  • For this reason, they who would read the truest kind of biographies must turn to those written by men of themselves, -- that is, the autobiographies; and these are, in fact, found to be among the most attractive specimens of literature in our language, or any other.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 33, July, 1860

  • That such books are nonetheless called autobiographies remains jarring.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • An extra headache for Waterstone's recently came from usually lucrative non-fiction big name autobiographies, which "underperformed" over the Christmas period.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • His autobiographies were a massive hit in local bookshops over Christmas and the New Year.

    Your Local Guardian | Wimbledon

  • The Narrative of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, By Himself, published in 1845, is another example I cited -- "passionate, demanding, denunciatory, self-analytical: 'autobiographies' now differed from people's 'memoirs,' as their authors challenged themselves and the world to be honest about their own lives."

    Nigel Hamilton: Bush and Memoirs

  • -- I realize it's probably a bit of knuckledragging on my part, but I think the advice of a guy who founded Intel regarding how to create jobs is probably superior advice to a guy whose major achievement in life has been to have two "autobiographies" ghost-written for him.

    Medary.com

  • In third or fourth grade, asked to write our "autobiographies," I recalled an early memory:

    NYT > Home Page

  • The usual five celebs will have their 'autobiographies' fight it out at Christmas and everyone will be looking for a zeitgeist humour break out ...

    Conversational Reading

  • Why would any reporter do that, when they can't even bring up the lies in his fictional so-called 'autobiographies' during interviews (having copies at the ready)?

    Patterico's Pontifications

  • The 'autobiographies' he wrote are filled with fiction, he spouts BS and the American public is wising up.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

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