Big Book Online Study
Study the Big Book online using the following material. By clicking on a selected Chapter (pdf), a separate window will open for your reading pleasure. Also, if you wish to hear audio of the same material, just click the same Chapter (mp3) and a separate window will appear to listen to the audio. Your browser will need have an audio plug-in capable of listening to mp3 files.
In addition, we have provided "Tools" for you use while studying the Big Book including:
We hope you you enjoy your time learning more about the principles of our AA program as originally authored by our founders!
Alcoholics Anonymous (4th Edition)
Copyright © Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.
Chapter Pages Selected Readings Audio
xi - xii Preface (htm)
xiii - xiv Foreword To The First Edition
xv - xxi Foreword To The Second Edition
xxii Foreword To The Third Edition
xxiii - xxiv Foreword To The Fourth Edition
xxv - xxxii The Doctor's Opinion
Chapter 1 1 - 16 Bill's Story Bills Story (mp3)
Chapter 2 17 - 29 There Is A Solution There Is A Solution (mp3)
Chapter 3 30 - 43 More About Alcoholism More About Alcoholism (mp3)
Chapter 4 44 - 57 We Agnostics We Agnostics (mp3)
Chapter 5 58 - 71 How It Works How It Works (mp3)
Chapter 6 72 - 88 Into Action Into Action (mp3)
Chapter 7 89 - 103 Working With Others Working With Others (mp3)
Chapter 8 104 - 121 To Wives To Wives (mp3)
Chapter 9 122 - 135 The Family Afterward The Family Afterward (mp3)
Chapter 10 136 - 150 To Employers To Employers (mp3)
Chapter 11 151 - 164 A Vision For You A Vision For You (mp3)
Appendix II 567 - 568 Spiritual Experience
Tools For Your Big Book Study
The Big Book Search Tool
Search the first 164 pages of the Big Book for particular words and also phrases. Also useful for finding the page number of a particular phrase or sentence.
Big Book Concordance LINK DOES NOT WORK
A Concordance to the the Big Book (including the stories at the end) where one can take any of 9,885 different words and find every page in the Big Book in which that word is used (based on 3rd edition so some stories will differ).
Big Book Stories - Author Bios
Biographies of the authors from the Big Book stories.