Salman Rushdie appears at the Carter Presidential Library July 7

Controversial author Salman Rushdie appears as part of the Carter Presidential Library's Author Lecture Series at 7 p.m. July 7. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is at 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta.

Rushdie will read from and discuss his new novel, "The Enchantress of Florence."

Tickets are $28 and can be purchased online at www.acappellabooks.com The ticket includes an autographed first edition of the book.

For more information, call the Carter Library at 404-865-7100 or A Cappella Books at 404-681-5123.