Enron Whistleblower Sherron Watkins' Book Picks U.S. prosecutors this week are expected to ask a federal grand jury to indict former Enron chairman Kenneth Lay on fraud charges. Many of his legal troubles began when Sherron Watkins started to tell prosecutors about Enron's accounting practices. For this week's installment of our summer reading series, we spoke with the Enron whistleblower and co-author of Power Failure: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Enron.
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Enron Whistleblower Sherron Watkins' Book Picks

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Enron Whistleblower Sherron Watkins' Book Picks

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We continue our summer reading series with Sherron Watkins, better known as the Enron whistleblower. Since leaving the company, Watkins co-authored the book Power Failure: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Enron and travels around the world, speaking about management and business ethics. Here is a list of what she's been flipping through recently:

Managers Not MBAs, by Henry Mintzberg

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, by Alexander McCall Smith

The Alienist and The Lessons of Terror, by Caleb Carr

The Debate on the Constitution, Bernard Bailyn

A History of God and Islam: A Short History, by Karen Armstrong