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He wrote his first two piano concertos as largely autobiographical works. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Paradoxically, the first lie they tend to tell interviewers is that their works are not autobiographical. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are his most obviously autobiographical works. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another moment of wonder was near the end of this autobiographical work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It went on to sell more than two million copies and has been followed by four more autobiographical accounts. The Sun (2012)His delightful memoir is a worthy addition to the long list of autobiographical works detailing complex relationships between fathers and sons. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it was an autobiographical account. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So far 33 have been identified with the condition known as highly superior autobiographical memory. The Sun (2012)His autobiographical writings gave him an opportunity to do so, yet he failed to take it. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Although she recounts some personal experiences here, this book is not autobiographical. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many great religious figures have left behind autobiographical writings, but not so many have left journals or diaries. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One of his most autobiographical works, it follows a gilded couple torn apart by wealth and mental instability. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The book seemed clearly autobiographical. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)I wouldn't deny that the work is fairly autobiographical. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Last year he published his second autobiographical work, Straight. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Friday Night Dinner is his first autobiographical work. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So you say: 'Is this book of yours autobiographical? Times, Sunday Times (2011)He swears that the book isn't autobiographical, but is something of an exercise in wish fulfilment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His eyes were red and I knew why he couldn't express emotion in his autobiographical work. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Knowing that his kind of work is often autobiographical, one can't help but wonder if his family and friends recognise themselves in his characters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: autobiographical ADJECTIVE
An autobiographical piece of writing relates to events in the life of the person who has written it.
...an autobiographical novel of a woman's search for identity.
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