In keeping with the Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous (specifically Traditions Six, Ten and Eleven), The Firing Line cannot include references or links to outside entities. We include ONLY General Service Conference-approved literature, as it reflects the group conscience of the Fellowship of A.A.
Fourth edition (2001) of the Big Book, basic text of A.A.
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the historic publication of Alcoholics Anonymous in April 1939, the 2013 General Service Conference approved the creation of this facsimile edition of the first printing of the first edition.
Bill W.’s 24 essays on the Steps and the Traditions discuss the principles of individual recovery and group unity.
Bill W. tells how A.A. started, how the Steps and Traditions evolved, and how the A.A. Fellowship grew and spread overseas.
A collection of Bill’s writings for a daily source of comfort and inspiration.
A.A.s reflect on favorite quotations from A.A. literature. A reading for each day of the year.
The life story of the Fellowship’s co-founder interwoven with recollections of early A.A. in the Midwest. 26 photographs.
Fifty-six retired stories from the first three editions of the Big Book come back in print in this anthology.
The Story of of Bill Wilson and how the AA message reached the World.