I’m what they call a ‘Big Book Enthusiast.’

I heard somebody say that the other day, and I said, ‘I’m gonna steal that and use it forever and ever.’ I always call myself a ‘Big Book Thumper,’ ya know, and it always sounds so derogatory. It’s just — I’m just excited about the work.”

—Chris R., from his Oct. 24, 2013 talk at We Are Not A Glum Lot Big Book Study in Dunwoody, GA

I’m 70 days sober and proud to rank myself among the oft-misunderstood motley crew of  ‘Big Book Enthusiasts.’ 

Let’s get busy living.