Brief bio sketch
Andre Gide was born in Paris, France on November 22, 1869. He married a cousin in 1895 and they were married 42 years -- believed to be the longest unconsumated marriage in recorded history. He became a writer and published an interesting variety of literature, including plays, journals, fiction, and autobiographical material. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1947. He died in 1951.
This page has some good material and an Andre Gide photo gallery.
How to Get His Books
The best bet is to read his works in French. But some of Gide's books have been translated into English. They can be found in libraries or in used book stores.