Literature:The function of the literature chair consists of, but is not limited to the following:

  • Inform groups through displays and other suitable methods of all available Conference-approved literature, audiovisual material and other specific items
  • Become familiar with information on G.S.O’s A.A. website (
  • Provide literature, when requested, for group functions
  • Consider suggestions regarding proposed additions to and changes in Conference-approved literature and audiovisual material

To perform these functions this person should keep in contact with other literature committee members outside of the district to be aware of any proposed changes or additions taking place in this area.

Literature: Matters regarding A.A. recovery literature including changes to existing recovery literature and Box 4-5-9. All inquiries from Literature Committees in the US and Canada.
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AA Guidelines on Literature (reprinted from

A.A. Literature Catalog
Purchasing A.A. literature can begin in an A.A. group.  Groups and others can order from a local Central/Intergroup, Area, or District Office. The General Service Office cooperates closely with these offices, which have become a valuable resource for members and groups, throughout the United States and Canada.
If you are unable to reach a local service office, please contact the General Service Office to request a catalog and order form.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Grand Central Station
P.O. Box 459
New York, N.Y. 10163
212-870-3400Catalogue Click Here

CASO Bookstore

The bookstore is open during normal CASO business hours: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.
180 N Wabash Ave.
Suite 305
Chicago, IL 60601
Direct Line (312) 346-8451
Fax (312) 346-5477
In addition, here is some information on Getting to CASO and Parking (pdf).

CASO Bookstore mail order price lists

Note:When ordering (by mail/fax), you MUST include all required information on order form.
Catalogue Click Here .


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