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Similar for math books in most cases. Equations will often be rendered as images, so they do not scale when you change the type size.

Fantastic for most novels.

Also pretty good for chess books. I've got a book of 1001 tactical problems [1] on it. They formatted the e-book version of this so that each problem starts on a new screen, with the solution starting on the next screen so you don't risk a spoiler. This is basically my default book--I usually put the Kindle to sleep with the next problem open, so that any time I have to kill a little time (commercial while watching TV, bathroom break, and so on) I can grab the Kindle, open it, and have a go at the problem.

My only complaint with this would be that the dark squares in diagrams aren't as dark as I would like. It makes the diagram look a bit faded. It wasn't anything I couldn't get used to.

I've also got FCO [2] on my Kindle. The only problem I've had with this is that sometimes I want to compare diagrams a few pages apart, and that is awkward on Kindle. With a paper book, it is faster to flip through to find a page visually, and when you have two or three pages you want to rapidly switch between it is easy to mark them all with your fingers.

[1] http://www.amazon.com/Tactics-Chess-Games-Everyday-Players-e...

[2] http://www.amazon.com/FCO-Fundamental-Paul-Van-Sterren-ebook...

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