The Book Riot Podcast Interviews: 2016 Halftime Show with Lisa Lucas and Kevin Nguyen

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Rebecca talks with Lisa Lucas (executive director of the National Book Foundation) and Kevin Nguyen (deputy editor of about the best books of the year so far.

This episode is sponsored by Bookwitty.

Books discussed:

The Sport of Kings by C.E. Morgan

Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett

Evicted by Matthew Desmond

Version Control by Dexter Palmer

American Housewife by Helen Ellis

What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell

Hot Dog Taste Test by Lisa Hanawalt

Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn

The Hour of Land by Terry Tempest Williams

The Regional Office is Under Attack by Manuel Gonzalez

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead