The book Tree Story: The History of the World Written in Rings by Valerie Trouet was published in April 2020. It has been presented and reviewed on forums, website and social media and attracted a lot of attention.

The author of the book is an accomplished and globally recognized dendrochronologist, and a professor at the University of Arizona. Her professional life is dedicated to tree rings, and especially to studying past climates, forest ecosystems, and their interactions. She completed her studies and PhD in Belgium in the field of Bioscience Engineering, and in the book she describes how she first came into contact with tree rings. The book is a balanced presentation of both science and an engaging narrative. We learn of various remarkable discoveries and achievements, how science is done, and how scientists think and feel when they cope with success...

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