From the May 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Book Review - Lois Remembers

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

This is a book, with small distance from writer to reader; one seems to be listening from the other end of a sofa, just two in the room.

AAs are accustomed to hearing of the early days in co-founder Bill's genuine and ever more plural "we." Here, the familiar events become like new, seen by Lois W., Bill's wife and now widow--the pain of loving a drunk; the wonder of Bill's and...

-- M. P.