Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out and Finding the Courage to Lead ($27, Touchstone). Richards — president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and daughter of late Texas Governor Ann "Poor George, he was born with a silver foot in his mouth!" Richards — talks about battling for women's reproductive rights and how she never tires of fighting the good fight even after all these grinding, contentious years.
After a lifetime of progressive politics, dishing it out and taking it become the yin and yang of daily life. To wit: Noted civic dragon-slayer Cecile Richards discusses her memoir,