Big Book Changes
These are the changes that have been made in the program portion of the Big Book (the first 164 pages and the roman numeral pages) since it was first published on April 10, 1939.
Changes are in Blue and page numbers are provided. Each 1st reference given in red is from the First Edition.
The numbering of the 2nd reference is from the 2nd through the 4th editions which hasn’t changed over the years.
Big Book Changes – 1st Edition and following printings
Big Book Changes – The Big Book – Alcoholics Anonymous Changes to the First Edition and following Editions
CHANGES MADE TO THE BIG BOOK FOR THE FOURTH EDITION
Fourth Edition Changes