How I Came Into My Inheritance: And Other True Stories (First Edition, inscribed to Mel Gussow)
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New York: Random House, 2001. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to Mel Gussow on the half-title page: "To Mel / Thank you / Dorothy Gallagher." Gussow was a theatre critic and cultural writer for The New York Times from 1969 until his death in 2005. He authored 8 books, served as editor for many others, and his reviews and interviews (with the likes of Arthur Miller, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, and Tom Stoppard) became staples of students and fans of theatre for decades. His first published review was Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" in 1962, leading to a lifelong relationship with the playwright that resulted in a biography of Albee by Gussow, published in 1999. Gussow published a review of Gallagher's book for The New York Times in 2001. About Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. An attractive copy, and a nice association. First Edition.