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Harvard Book Store presents Maria Sansone

Coming on May 4

Run Time: 90 min.

Harvard Book Store Presents:

Maria Sansone


Oh $#!% What’s for Dinner?:
No-Fuss Weeknight Recipes You’ll Swear By 

in conversation with COLTON BRADFORD

Harvard Book Store welcomes Emmy award-winning television host MARIA SANSONE for a discussion of her new book Oh $#!% What’s for Dinner?: No-Fuss Weeknight Recipes You’ll Swear By. She will be joined in conversation by Emmy award-winning journalist Colton Bradford of NBC10 Boston.

A Return to In-Person Events

Harvard Book Store is excited to be back to in-person programming. To ensure the safety and comfort of everyone in attendance, the following Covid-19 safety protocols will be in place at all of our Brattle Theatre events until further notice:

  • Face coverings are required of all staff and attendees when inside the venue. Masks must snugly cover nose and mouth. At venues where refreshments are served, attendees may briefly unmask when actively eating or drinki
  • To limit contact, books will be pre-signed by the author and can be purchased on-site at the event, while supplies last.


There are two ticket options available for this event.

Book-Included Ticket: Includes admission for one and one hardcover copy of Oh $#!% What’s for Dinner?: No-Fuss Weeknight Recipes You’ll Swear By.

Admission-Only Ticket: Includes admission for one.

About Oh $#!% What’s for Dinner?

If you ever looked at the clock and thought, Oh $#!%, what’s for dinner? This is your book!

Emmy award–winning TV host, social media personality, lifestyle expert, and mom of two, Maria Sansone, knows that when it comes to weeknight dinners . . . the struggle is real.

In Oh $#!% What’s for Dinner? Maria shares 65 of her go-to, no-fuss weeknight recipes for real life. No appetizers and no desserts because mama don’t have time for that on a weeknight. Quick and easy entrees paired with some tried-and-true sides designed to help you through meal time, in no time.

From retro comfort foods like meatloaf, mac and cheese, and chicken pot pie to Sansone family favorites like meatballs, fried spaghetti, pizza, and wedding soup this is a thoughtfully curated collection of fun, kid-friendly, do-able dinners you’ll swear by.

photo of Colton BradfordColton Bradford

Colton Bradford is an Emmy award-winning journalist and host who officially joined the NBC10 Boston news team as an anchor in July of 2022 following years as co-host and reporter for the station’s entertainment/lifestyle show “The Hub Today.” Colton has reported on numerous issues across multiple NBC platforms, from food insecurities to the public education crisis in America, and even landed a few memorable sit-down interviews with icons like Dolly Parton and Tom Hanks. A familiar face and voice in the Greater Boston community, Colton moved to Boston at the age of 22 for a job hosting a nightly radio show before getting the chance to audition for “The Hub Today.” He works closely with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and has helped to raise $2.5 million for the families, kids, and research being done there. He currently can be seen reporting on NBCLX and anchoring on NBC10 Boston on weekdays at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.


photo of Maria SansoneMaria Sansone

Emmy award-winning television host, tastemaker, lifestyle expert, social media personality, and home cook, Maria Sansone, is showing families everywhere that making great food doesn’t need to be complicated. Her genuine personality and authentic approach to broadcasting have won over the hearts of many. And her no-nonsense style of cooking has made her recipes and digital series, “Real Cooking Live”, a hit. In over 20 years in the industry, Maria has done it all. From anchoring morning news programs to covering red carpets and major sporting events, to hosting travel, entertainment, and cooking shows. Her television career has given her the opportunity to appear on every major network, travel the world, and work beside some of the best broadcasters in the business. Maria is the co-host of Boston’s premiere lifestyle show The Hub Today and host of MOM2MOM with Maria Sansone on NBC 10 Boston.

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