“I want to find real readers, discover their responses to books and their reading practices”. The story of printed production by Martyn Lyons


  • Nathanael Araújo
  • Ana Paula Costa


Martyn Lyons is an Emeritus Professor of European History and Studies at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Specialist in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, his main research interests are the history of the book, reading and writing, French history and Australian history. He published around sixteen books with the results of his work and gave us this interview at the Third Argentine Colloquium on Book and Edition Studies (CAELE), held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from November 7 to 9, 2018. As a guest of honor, he presented the opening speech
of the event entitled "The century of the typewriter. How the typewriter influenced writing practices" and generously, he agreed to give this interview to two young researchers in the field of publishing, book and reading in Brazil.






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