See What the Critics Are Saying...
OAXACA: The Spirit of Mexico, Artisan Press, 2002
Moon Handbooks, Bruce Whipperman, 2008: "Simply the loveliest, most sensitively photographed and crafted coffee- table book of Mexico photography yet produced."
The Seattle Times, July 9, 2002: "A delectable collection of images from a beautiful region...
The Seattle Times, July 7, 2002: "her vivid photographs of Oaxaca...make you feel like you want to see Oaxaca for yourself." Mary Ann Gwinn, Seattle Times book editor
Arizona Daily Star, June 23, 2002: "Judith Cooper Haden and writer Matthew Jffe have accomplished the almost impossible...it takes a genuine artist...to capture the gentle souls of the people who inhabit the region...the book is the next best thing to a personal tour." "Oaxaca" is more than just another travel book. It is a visual celebration. "
Albuquerque Sunday Journal, June 23, 2002: "if one phrase could describe this large-format book of photography, it would be a 'fiesta of colors."
The Chicago Sun Tribune, July 7, 2002: "Photographer Judith Cooper Haden and writer Matthew Jaffe have achieved far more than a show-and-tell in this endearing hardcover,....they've comprehended the soul of a people and brought it vividly to life......."
Midwest Book Review, July 12, 2002: "A wonderous book brimming with festive spirit...a vivid coffee-table extravaganza packed cover to cover with gorgeous photographs...a heady, joyous celebration of Mexican life and culture."
Mexico Connect (www.mexiconnect.com), by Bill Begalke, August 2002 : "For those who love the country and people of Mexico, this is a book that reveals the hidden layers of a place but still leaves hope for more journeys of discovery...The photographic images of all these experiences of discovery are eloquent...let there be sequels."