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President Carter to sign new book in Portland Sunday

Former President Jimmy Carter is coming to Portland Sunday to sign copies of his new book describing his personal observations of the conditions and hardships of women around the world.

Carter will sign copies of the book beginning at 2:00 p.m. on March 30 at Powell's City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland.

The book is titled "A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power." It is published by Simon and Schuster.

In the book, Carter, one of the world's most renowned human rights advocates, writes about the oppression facing more than half the world's population and offers solutions.

Powell's says this is a booksigning only and purchases of the book are required to get in line.