[ModLib] The Best Sellers

Michael Watson archetype at 20ants.com
Tue Jun 26 19:54:04 EDT 2007

When scouting/scavenging I almost always find the big AA book in the 
company of the Book Of Mormon. Possible Assumption #1 is that people 
don't want to keep blue books. Possible Assumption #2 is that when 
folks quit Mormonism they reembrace booze.


At 08:11 AM 6/26/2007, you wrote:

> > I hate arcania.
>Do you mean arcana?  No arcana, no fun.
> > James is a best-seller probably because it's quoted in the Big Book
> > of Alcoholics Anonymous, used by all the 12-step programs.
>I thought AA members could choose between this and The Lost 
>Weekend.  And most choose the latter.   Well, if not, this would 
>explain a high rate of relapse.
> > 204.1 is Dickens's Pickwick Papers. I have no idea what D4 is.
>And I ain't gonna tell ya what D4 is!  But I am sure some astute 
>collector will post the answer sometime soon.
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