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Audible is proud to present the first-ever audiobook recording of Tillie Olsen's legendary short stories, included "Tell Me a Riddle", and "I Stand Here Ironing"—works that transformed women's self-reflection and literature forever.

Special Feature: A special 1963 archival recording of author Tillie Olsen reading excerpts from "Tell Me a Riddle", for the US Library of Congress, follows the full narration by actor Isabel Keating. ​

Tillie Olsen's work, since the 1930s, spoke to the hard truths of motherhood and marriage, domestic life, and labor. Her political conviction and poetic intensity brought a depth to an influence that continues to be felt today. 

Introduction by Olsen’s granddaughter, Rebekah Edwards. Foreword and biographical notes by Olsen's daughter, Laurie Olsen.

©1961 Tillie Olsen (P)2022 Audible, Inc.

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