Popzara Podcast Author Sophie Chen Keller Talks Luster of Lost Things, Baking

Nia talks with Sophie Chen Keller about the joys of baking, nostalgia, and the excitement of publishing her first novel.

August 8, 2017

On this delicious episode of the Popzara Podcast our own fellow traveler along the literary and baking path Nia Bothwell talks with author Sophie Chen Keller about her delightful debut novel, The Luster of Lost Things, in which a little boy and his golden retriever journey across New York City to track down a magical book in hopes of saving his mother’s bakery. Nia didn’t just read it – she even reviewed it!

Laughs are shared as this new and upcoming author discusses the inspiration behind creating a magical bakery, moving from Beijing to the United States at a young age, and the struggles of getting her first book published. But that’s not all: Nia and Sophie also dish about the joys of baking, dreams, and the importance of holding onto childhood nostalgia. It’s a must-listen chat for anyone who loves imaginative fiction – and faithful friends.