Pen Name: None
Born: 1950 in Washington, DC
Gioia Diliberto moved to Chicago in the 90's.
Biographical and Professional Information
Diliberto is the author of five books – two historical novels and three non-fiction. She specializes in writing about women’s lives and has been a contributor to many publications, including The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, Smithsonian, Town & Country, and Vanity Fair.
Her book, I am Madame X, tells the story of Virginie Gatreau, the subject of John Singer Sargent's famous painting. Paris Without End: The True Story of Hemingway’s First Wife is a new and updated edition of Hadley, the beautifully crafted, rigorously researched, and absolutely heartbreaking biography she published in 1992. Diliberto was inspired to research and write her book, Hadley, about Hemingway's first wife Hadley Richardson while reading Hemingway's book, A Moveable Feast on her honeymoon in Paris.
- Hadley, Houghton Mifflin, 1992
- Debutante, The Story of Brenda Frazier, Alfred Knopf, 1987
- A Useful Woman, The Early Life of Jane Addams, Simon & Schuster, 1999
- I am Madam X, Scribner, 2003
- The Collection, Scribner, 2007
- Paris Without End: The True Story of Hemingway's First Wife, Harper, 2011 (the new and updated version of her 1992 biography, Hadley)
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
A Useful Woman : The Early Life of Jane Addams
Release Date: 1999-07-07
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
The Chelsea Forum
377 Rector Place Suite 12- I
New York, New York 10280
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