Justine Picardie, a British columnist, reveals the art, secrets, and romance behind Coco Chanel's successes here in this world. I loved the way that Picardie organized the book by chapters based on major events in Chanel's life. The book is extremely well written and well researched; Picardie does not leave out a detail. She gives a very clear picture of what Chanel's life was truly like. I really admired how Picardie revealed the truth behind Chanel's lies that she told the world about her young life and her family. This biography is truly one you will not be able to put down.