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HISTORY OF THE BIG BOOK: FIRST PRINTING 1939

It was the Spring of 1939, AA in their infancy and the future was in doubt. AA Pioneers were broke and struggling to find...

The Wartime Big Book Edition Debacle – 7th & 8th Printings

During World War II, The United States Government placed regulations on book printings. These regulations were put in place to conserve paper by limiting...

Dr. Bob: A Tribute from Bill in the January 1951 AA Grapevine

This piece written by AA cofounder Bill Wilson can be found in the January 1951 AA Grapevine. This tribute was written and published just...

Bill W. Memorial Grapevine

This Bill W. Memorial issue of the Grapevine is from March 1971, a little over month after the passing of AA cofounder Bill Wilson....

Ed Webster Books

Ed Webster, well known as the author of The Little Red Book: An Interpretation Of The Twelve Steps of the Alcoholics Anonymous Program, got...

Christmas Greetings from Lois and Bill

Merry Christmas! It became tradition over the years that Bill and Lois would share a "Christmas Message" dedicated to their friends in Alcoholics Anonymous. These...

The Very First AA Pamphlet from April 1940 – Larry Jewell Houston Press Articles

This is the First AA Pamphlet that was published by The Alcoholic Foundation in April 1940. The only other publication of literature released by...

Oxford Group Books

Oxford Group Books This archive collection features original Oxford Group books. Many of these books are early printings from the 1920s-1930s. There were popular writers...

Early AA Pamphlets

Early AA Pamphlets Here you will find a selection of A.A.’s early pamphlets that were published by the Alcoholic Foundation, Works Publishing, Inc., and A.A....

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