Today on Observer.com

McCain Strikes a Pose, Recklessly

Franco, My Dear: Literary Ladies Lapham Actor Up at Quarterly Reading

Open-Government Techies Get Giddy About a Council Bill; But Will Bloomberg Care?

Random House Pays North of $1 Million For Oren’s Book on Israel, But Ambassadorship Means They Have to Wait

New York Stimulus Counter: $3 M. Spent, $2.861 B. to Go

The Observer 100 Speak! Voices From the Party for the Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate

NYC’s Weekly Top Ten in TV: Real Housewives of NJ Crashes Through

Aunt Mabel Suggests…

Today on Observer.com