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Early Praise

“Search Patterns is a delight to read -- very thoughtful and thought provoking. It's the most comprehensive survey of designing effective search experiences I've seen.”

Irene Au, Google

“I love this book! Thanks to Peter and Jeffery, I now know that search (yes, boring old yucky search) is one of the coolest ways around of looking at the world.”

Dan Roam, The Back of the Napkin

“Search Patterns is a playful guide to the practical concerns of search interface design. It contains a bonanza of screenshots and illustrations that capture the best of today's design practices and presents a fresh perspective on the broader role of search and discovery.”

Marti Hearst, UC Berkeley