A ministry deputy said that the burning of the books in a school playground is a "hideous crime" it added.
Ibrahim Eissa, a prominent TV presenter and Editor-in-Chief of El-Tahrir newspaper, said in his programme Tuesday that the burning of the books shows "the level of ignorance to which the government has reached".
At least 28 people have been killed since the burning of the books
emerged on Tuesday.
There is also a possibility to call on a massive burning of the books
that are published by the ministry.
The Guardian reported that this year's shortlist is comprised of: The Sun-fish by Eilean Ni Chuilleanain; Continental Shelf by Fred D'Aguiar; Over by Jane Draycott; The Water Table by Philip Gross; Through the Square Window by Sinead Morrissey; One Secret Thing by Sharon Olds; Weeds & Wild Flowers by Alice Oswald; A Scattering by Christopher Reid; The Burning of the Books
and Other Poems by George Szirtes; and West End Final by Hugo Williams.
He said he regretted the burning of the books
, but called it a "commandment" to burn materials that urge Jews to convert.
On May 10, 1940, precisely seven years after the fateful burning of the books
, the Nazis attacked the Western front, forcing the exiles to seek refuge elsewhere (Kantorowicz, 1944, p.
The imperious Humboldt University is across the way with the site of the infamous Nazi burning of the books
Indeed, the end of magic is dramatized in the burning of the books
of magic (which will have included magical papyri, complete with spells, incantations, and charms), said to have an enormous monetary value (Acts 19:17-20).