9 July 2021
Shirley Tucker’s book cover designs, made during her long career with Faber, show a sure command of image, lettering and typography.
By Ruth Sykes
Book cover designer Shirley Tucker (b. 1930) is known for her iconic jacket for Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, published by Faber & Faber in 1966. But the rest of her career is less well documented writes Ruth Sykes.