A couple of apologies at the start:
1. I know this might be a *general* topic, but I figure there may be greater knowledge of newer fonts here.
2. Really, I did a search before posting.
That said, we have to design and set a book that uses a significant number of the IPA phonetic characters. There are a few instance of italic; I can fudge these if I have to. The book is in French, by the way.
I know of three serif font families with phonetic characters, Gentium, Times, and Stone. I would prefer not to use any of these – the “sample book” the publisher sent was set in Minion.
So, does anybody know of a serif font family (roman, italic and bold), suitable for book work, with phonetic characters, at least in the roman font?