Spiekermann On Screen Type

Erik Spiekermann, Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works, Third Edition, (p.179):

[W]hen you pick a typeface for text in small sizes that is meant to be read on screen, remember Garamond. Don’t sacrifice esthetics for practicality. Pick a typeface that has character and strength. Basically, the models which survived 500 years will look good on screens today.