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OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

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Chapter 3. Spotlight

Every computer offers a way to find files. And every system offers several different ways to open them. But Spotlight, a star feature of OS X, combines these two functions in a way that’s so fast, so efficient, so spectacular, it reduces much of what you’ve read in the previous chapters to irrelevance.

That may sound like breathless hype, but wait till you try it. You’ll see.

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