Bill W. and Mr.Wilson: The Legend and Life of A.A.'s Cofounder

William Griffith Wilson, cited by Time magazine as one of the hundred most influential individuals of the 20th century, is better known as Bill W., co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. In this book, Matthew J. Raphael, himself a member of AA (and writing under a pseudonym, in accordance with the code of AA), presents both the legendary Bill W. and the private Mr Wilson, who tried to live apart from his own celebrity.