Most of the time a type face is designed to make reading comfortable. Well, some scientists at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology have created a font that makes reading uncomfortable: Sans Forgetica. The theory is that if the brain has to work extra hard to read the font, it will go deeper into memory.
I have often found that with a text like the Dhammapada, because I have read it so many times, I can glide over it without fully paying attention. So I created an ebook edition of Ven. Buddharakkhita’s wonderful Dhammapada here:
What do you think? Obviously hacks like this aren’t ideal. But it may be worth a try. Here is a sample of the text: