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Bookerly typeface sample.svg
FoundryDalton Maag
Date released2015
LicenseCorporate typeface

Bookerly is a serif typeface designed by Dalton Maag as an exclusive font for reading on Amazon's Kindle devices and apps. Combined with a new typesetting engine, asserts that the font helps the user "read faster with less eyestrain."[1] The font includes ligatures and kerning pairs. [2]

Bookerly replaced Caecilia as the default font for the 2015 Kindle Paperwhite (3rd generation) and it has been used as the default font on Amazon's following e-readers.[3] The Bookerly font was added to many of the older Kindle devices via firmware updates.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ " Kindle Paperwhite: Kindle Store".
  2. ^ " Kindle Paperwhite: Kindle Store".
  3. ^ "The Kindle Finally Gets Typography That Doesn't Suck". Co.Design. 27 May 2015.
  4. ^ "The Improved "Bookerly" Font Is Now Available For Most Kindles". Co.Design. 11 August 2015.