Dead Book Darling Book Reviews. So Many Books, So Little Time. My Favourite Books. About « A Striped Armchair. I’m Eva, an amateur reader and full-time library aficionado. Books allow me to transcend my chronic illnesses, and I love to read diversely, in every sense. My taste ranges across fiction and nonfiction, from the just-published to classics, includes a variety of genres, and I can name a favourite author from every (inhabited) continent.