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The Pleasures of Reading
The following books have been read and studied by many A.A. members. Careful reading of this list will help us to understand the proposition that the...
The Pleasures of Reading
Many A.A.s have found that as they progress from the alcoholic fogbanks they find new enjoyment in reading. Various A.A.s have recommended these...
Now Worldwide in Scope (by Bill W.)
(Third and concluding article in a series recording the early history of A.A. In later issues, the series will be resumed with articles recording...
Good Reading
The A.A. Grapevine will publish from time to time a list of books worthy of reading and studying. The following are recommended for your bookshelf:...
Let's Be Friendly With Our Friends. . . The Clergymen (by Bill W.)
EVERY RIVER HAS A WELLSPRING at its source. AA is like that, too. In the beginning, there was a spring which poured out of a clergyman, Dr. Samuel...
Phobias and Other Phoolishness (by J.R.B.)
DORLAND'S Medical Dictionary defines a phobia as "Any persistent insane dread of fear"--and I was usually well loaded with phobias during the time I...
Windows (by Harry Emerson Fosdick)
A person completely wrapped up in himself makes a small package. . . . The great day comes when a man begins to get himself off his hands. He has...
Windows (by Harry Emerson Fosdick)
A person completely wrapped up in himself makes a small package. . .The great day comes when a man begins to get himself off his hands. He has lived...
Those Marvelous Twelve Steps (by Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick)
It was no theologian, spinning theories about God, who wrote AA's Twelve Steps. They were hammered out on the hard rock of experience by men in...