Diaries By George Orwell, edited by Peter Davison (Liveright, $39.95)
Orwell diaries reveal little of the personal in favor of chronicling his times and his farm chores.
Cascade By Maryanne O’Hara (Viking, $25.95)
Historical novel grapples with small town limitations vs. big city sparkle
The Devil in Silver By Victor LaValle (Spiegel & Grau, $27.00)
A rambunctious mash-up of horror fiction and social satire.