Why Walls Won’t Work: Repairing the US–Mexico Divide, published by Oxford University Press, has been selected by the Globe Book Award Committee to receive the 2013 Association of American Geographers Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography.  This coveted distinction recognizes one outstanding book published each year that conveys most powerfully the nature and importance of geography to the non-academic world. Michael Dear accepted this award in person at the AAG Awards Luncheon at the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa on Saturday, April 12, 2014 beginning at noon.