Article Hero Image
May 2019 | Our Big Book–80 Wonderful Years

Discussion Topic

Happy Birthday Big Book!

The writer of “Card-Carrying Thumper”  tells how he could not stop drinking no matter how much he tried to control it. But when he finally got to AA he started going to a Big Book meeting  and found out just why he couldn’t stop. “The terms ‘phenomenon of craving’ and ‘obsession of the mind’ explained everything,” he writes. “That’s where my love affair with the Big Book began.”


You must be an AA Grapevine member to access full stories and audio.

Login Subscribe

Have Something You Want To Share?

We want to hear your story! Submit your story and it could be published in a future issue of AA Grapevine!

Submit your Story