Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism (commonly known as The Big Book because of the thickness of the paper used in the first edition) is the basic text for our fellowship.

*The first 164 pages contain the program of recovery.

The remaining two-thirds of the book are the stories and experiences of a cross section of our membership.

The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous


Read the ‘Big Book’ Alcoholics Anonymous

Formats in which the Big Book can be read:

Read the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions

Formats in which the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions can be read:

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