Individual Author Record
Name: Gioia DilibertoPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Non-Fiction Born: 1950 in Washington, DC Sites:
Illinois ConnectionGioia Diliberto moved to Chicago in the 90's.
Biographical and Professional InformationDiliberto 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'')