Definition of 'memoir'
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I ask him why he wanted to write a second memoir in the first place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In 2007 he published a memoir called Tell me what a tree looks like. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This memoir by one of its few survivors makes it human. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The book is a memoir in three parts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those who are put off by misery memoirs in general should avoid it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now she has written what is set to be one of the bestselling political memoirs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The translation of both the biography and the memoirs is clear but includes some oddities. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The misery memoir is limping out of the limelight like a cruelly neglected racehorse past its time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her account of it became a bestselling misery memoir. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She helped to bring the family back together and worked with her husband and his mother on their memoir. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then he should write his memoirs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So it is biography v memoir. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Father and Son is a unique memoir of childhood. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He has written four books of memoirs and many volumes of poetry, fiction and criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A good memoir is highly personal while being universal. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She continues with her lucrative speaking engagements and is planning a book tour in the summer, after publishing a memoir. Times, Sunday Times (2014)More than a dramatic memoir, his essay is a strong argument against the precepts of bilingual education in America. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
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