Lilian Whiting (October 3, 1859–1942) was an American journalist and author.
Born at Niagara Falls, New York, she attended the Mount Carroll Seminary, later known as Shimer College, in Illinois. She was literary editor of the Boston Traveler from 1880 to 1890, editor of the Boston Budget in 1890-93, and afterward spent much of her time in Europe. She died in 1942.
Her publications include:
- The World Beautiful (three series, 1894, 1896, 1898)
- A Study of the Life and Character of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1899)
- From Dream-Land Sent (1899)
- Kate Field: a Record (1899)
- The World Beautiful in Books (1901)
- Boston Days (1902)
- The Life Radiant (1903)
- The Florence of Landor (1905)
- Land of Enchantment (1906)
- Italy: The Magic Land (1907)
- Paris, the Beautiful (1908)
- Louise Chandler Moulton: Poet and Friend (1909)
- The Brownings (1911)
- Athens (1913)
- The Lure of London (1914)
- Women Who Have Ennobled Life (1915)
- The Golden Road (1918)
Life Transfigured (1910) Boston, Little, Brown and Company
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds. (1905). "Whiting, Lilian". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.
- "Whiting, Lilian". Collier's New Encyclopedia. 1921.
- "Personals". Oread of Mount Carroll Seminary (Shimer College). August 1890. p. 25.
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