The Bean Pot

James Radford: Boll Weevil — A Novel

November 27, 2019 Season 1 Episode 2
The Bean Pot
James Radford: Boll Weevil — A Novel
The Bean Pot
James Radford: Boll Weevil — A Novel
Nov 27, 2019 Season 1 Episode 2
Adam Drinkwater
James Radford discusses his novel Boll Weevil, a courtroom and political drama set in the rural South.
Show Notes

Civil rights attorney, documentary film maker, and novelist James Radford talks about his new book “Boll Weevil", a fascinating courtroom and political drama that draws attention to life in the rural South, race relations, social justice, and economic and cultural changes.

Jamie is a founding partner in Radford & Keebaugh, which you can find at He has argued before the Georgia Supreme Court, and served as a staff attorney for the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

We talk about growing up in a small town, and what lead him to go to law school. We reflect on those memories as adults, and how being a parent has changed how we view those places. We talk about his experience as a trial attorney and what it takes to pursue that career. The conversation deals with some challenging issues like racial discrimination, criminal sentencing, and some bold predictions about marijuana legalization in the Southeast.

His novel is available on Paperback and digital download, you can find links here at You can follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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