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A Selection of Works by and about Tanikawa Shuntaro

Mr. Tanikawa Shuntaro (®¶§tęT§”≠¶), an internationally renowned poet, playwright and translator from Japan, attended the Closing Ceremony of International Poets in Hong Kong at City University of Hong Kong on 2 Oct, 2010. In connection with the event, Run Run Shaw Library launched a book display of Mr. Tanikawa’s books during 21 September to 5 October 2010 to provide library users an opportunity to learn and appreciate the works of Mr. Tanikawa.  The Library is very honored to have invited him to visit the Library and sign autographs on the Library’s collection of his works. Mr. Tanikawa has published over seventy collections of poetry. Common subjects in his work include existence, the every day and human nature. He is one of the most widely read and highly regarded living Japanese poets.