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What’s the Best Font for a Book?

What’s your favorite typeface when reading a good book? Self-published authors around the globe have to choose their own fonts these days, but it is a difficult field to navigate as an amateur.

Over at The Font Feed, one font-obsessed writer added up the  Top Ten Typefaces Used by Book Design Winners–an practical list of popular book fonts (and some alternatives). We’ve listed the top five below, complete with links to samples of each font. If you want more, explore the Quora thread about the topic.

1. Minion
2. ITC New Baskerville
3. FF Scala
4. FF Scala Sans
5. Adobe Garamond

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