We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

Three years ago, then 70-year-old first-time fiction writer and renowned US conservationist Delia Owens was the subject of breathless US news inserts about her late success as an author after her debut novel Where the Crawdads Sing became an international best-seller and publishing phenomenon.

It may have been the first time she was the subject of media attention — and the gushing praise of Reese Witherspoon who championed the novel through her hugely popular book club — but it wasn’t the first time that news cameras had trekked off to a remote location to interview Owens.  ..

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now

Would you like to comment on this article?
Register (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

Commenting is subject to our house rules.