Responsibility Statement

I am Responsible. When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of A.A. always to be there. And for that: I am responsible.

Listening to A.A. Literature

AA literature, pamphlets, newsletters, guidelines, etc. are available online to read. Since they are in Adobe PDF format there is an alternative to having to read them. If you have difficulty reading or would just rather listen than watch the screen, you can use the Adobe Acrobat "Read Out Loud" feature to have your computer read the pamphlets and documents to you.

Using Adobe Acrobat Read Out Loud
  • Open PDF document in Adobe Reader program.
  • On Menu Bar go to "View"
  • then "Read Out Loud"
  • then "Activate Read Out Loud"
  • (start again a 2nd time)
  • Go to "View"
  • then "Read Out Loud"
  • then Read to End of Document
  • Adjust volume as needed.
How to Download and Listen to AA Pamphlets
  • Go to
  • Bottom of page
  • AA literature
  • Drop down menu
  • Click on desired item
  • Select "Click here for PDF version"
  • Then choose "Save as" on your web browser
  • Save pamphlet to your desktop.
  • Open Pamphlet from desktop.
  • Use Adobe Reader read out loud feature (see above)
Links to AA Literature
The AA Big Book and 12 and 12 Can Be Heard Online


Important Links

Listen to the Big Book Section by section


Listen to the Book 12 Steps and 12 Traditions


Download and listen to AA Literature/Pamphlets