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How to Read Like a Rock Star

On Friday night, memoirist Chris Campion brought his band out for a book party, turning the “Escape from Bellevue” launch into a rock show at 92YTribeca.

GalleyCat went backstage, getting some book publicity tips from Campion, who also works as the lead singer of the Knockout Drops. After the reading, the whole band joined Campion on stage, going electric for a sold-out audience.

Here’s more from the release: “[Campion] masterfully shares stories from growing up in an Irish-Catholic household on Long Island, to a very interesting college experience at “Vanillanova,” and captures the squalor and rolling bacchanal that was the Knockout Drops’ world.”

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