Reader recommendation: The Smartest Guys in the Room Monitor readers share their favorite book picks. By Brent Bailey, Groves, Tex. August 16, 2013 About video ads View Caption of The book I'm now reading is called The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise And Scandalous Fall Of Enron by Bethany McLean. I am enjoying it, but it makes me frustrated that these big corporations get away with M-U-R-D-E-R. Can you guess which literary work goes with each final line? Take our quiz!