Geoffrey James (, picks for the best business books of 2012 are mostly about exposing corruption:

Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy by Christopher Hayes

Exposure: Inside the Olympus Scandal: How I Went from CEO to Whistleblower by Michael Woodford

The Payoff: Why Wall Street Always Wins by Jeff Connaughton

Why I Left Goldman Sachs: A Wall Street Story by Greg Smith

Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street by Neil Barofsky