Faber & Faber - Book Designer Shirley Tucker on Faber Characters
Book Designer Shirley Tucker on Faber Characters
Shirley Tucker worked at Faber as a book cover designer alongside Berthold Wolpe. Joining the firm in the late 1950s and staying until the 1980s, she is perhaps best-known for the cover of the original 1966 edition of Sylvia Plath's 'The Bell Jar'. Here she discusses some of the people she worked with at Faber and Faber, including the great T. S. Eliot.