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Tillie Olsen books, Short Stories
Tell Me a Riddle is a short story by Tillie Olsen, originally appearing in New World Writing in 1960 and subsequently published as the title story of a four story collection in 1961.
Tell Me a Riddle Wikipedia
Tell Me a Riddle has been called "a powerful study of the politics of voice", "an American Classic, and described as "beautifully crafted and painfully real in the issues of family that it raises." It received the 1961 O. Henry Award.
A film of the same name, based on the collection, was released in 1980.