Brian David Bruns is the author of the best-selling Cruise Confidential series—by the only American in the history of Carnival Cruise Lines to endure a full contract in the ships’ restaurants.
Lauded by the Travel Channel, Today Show, and USA Today, Brian’s hilarious, yet inspiring, journey was featured in ABC’s 20/20 special edition, the aptly-named “Cruise Ship Confidential,” seen by 7.61 million viewers.
Brian's books have received numerous international awards, including the Silver Medal at the Paris Book Festival, Bronze at the London Book Festival, and Gold Prize winner of ForeWord Awards Humor Book of the Year.
PRAISE FOR CRUISE CONFIDENTIAL SERIES
“I found it absolutely hysterical!” - Today Show
“This man has seen it all!” - 20/20
“Cruise Confidential is a deliciously addictive read...” - Travel Channel
“...Ship for Brains is a fine pick, not to be missed.” - Midwest Book Review
“I couldn’t put it down.”
- Chicago Sun-Times
“This is a very funny, behind-the-scenes exploration of a cruise ship.”
“A really entertaining true tale [about the] bizarre world of cruise ships...”
- San Francisco Chronicle
“... the real party is going on in the crew’s quarters...” - USA Today
“Cruise Confidential is a juicy tell-all.” - Cleveland Plain Dealer
“Bruns doesn’t hold back...”
- Thomas Cook Magazine (UK)
“Witty and self-depracating [Bruns] has a flair for dialogue...” - Blogcritics Magazine