In this unprecedented book, A.J. Adams uses self-deprecating humor, entertaining anecdotes, and frank descriptions to introduce readers to the complete Alcoholics Anonymous 'undrunk' lifestyle. Beginning with the story of his first AA meeting, he takes the mystery out what goes on behind closed doors, in order to encourage addicts who are reluctant to get help walk through...more
Why I Read This: I've been fascinated by AA for a while. It's the most successful support group in the world and seems to have real effects. I wanted to learn more about it without reading the "Big Book"
Review: It was good, actually. I think that if I were actually interested in going to AA, it would be comforting to read before I went. You get an overview of the steps, going to your first meeting, the lingo, etc... But, because I don't...more
I was always a lucky guy, at least I thought so: private school, name university, married the dream girl, had the perfect kids, big job, big house, big paycheck -- and big problem. I was an alcoholic and I was losing control of everything at once. My book "Undrunk: A Skeptic's Guide to AA" (Hazelden 2009)is the story of how a li...more