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FoundryDalton Maag
Date released2015
LicenseCorporate typeface

Bookerly is a serif typeface designed by Dalton Maag for Amazon's Kindle e-reader devices and apps.[1] Combined with a new typesetting engine, asserts that the font helps the user "read faster with less eyestrain."[2] The font includes ligatures and kerning pairs. [3]

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.[4] The Bookerly font was added to many of the older Kindle devices via firmware updates,[5] and is also available at Amazon's Developer site.[6]

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  1. ^ "Amazon fonts". Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  2. ^ " Kindle Paperwhite: Kindle Store". Amazon.
  3. ^ " Kindle Paperwhite: Kindle Store". Amazon.
  4. ^ "The Kindle Finally Gets Typography That Doesn't Suck". Co.Design. 27 May 2015.
  5. ^ "The Improved "Bookerly" Font Is Now Available For Most Kindles". Co.Design. 11 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Typography". Amazon.