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Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Read this: Joan Didion; Bob McDonnell; Brian Grazer

(Brigitte Lacombe)

“It was something that was going to happen to someone else, kind of like dying itself.”

Joan Didion on growing old, which she still doesn’t quite grasp. Now and then, she tells our colleague Megan Buerger, “I will have a thought late at night that says, ‘I’ve got it down now, I am getting older, I am going to continue getting older, and it’s going to be fine.’ But then it slips into the nowhere land again.”

In other news: Bob McDonnell — 2012 veep prospect?... Brian Grazer picked to produce Oscars — just a ploy to get Eddie Murphy back?

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