Angelo Rinaldi (b. June 17, 1940 in Bastia, Corsica) is a French writer and literary critic.

Rinaldi is the son of Pierre-François Rinaldi and Antoinette Pietri; after growing up in Corsica he became a journalist. He worked as a reporter and court correspondent for the newspapers Nice-Matin and Paris-Jour before he started being seen as a writer and a literary critic with a sharp pen. As a literary critic, he worked for L'Express, Le Point and Le Nouvel Observateur before becoming literary editor of Le Figaro, where he remained until his retirement.

He is the illustrator of the covers of the books.


A photograph of Angelo Rinaldi.