Welcome! You've arrived at Boffins, an independent bookshop in Perth, Western Australia. Since 1989, we've delighted readers with our eclectic range: from technical manuals to sumptuous cookbooks to the latest fiction and children's bestsellers. Whatever your passion, there's a book for you at Boffins.

Recommended new releases and bestsellers

  • Epic Hikes of the World

    With stories of 50 incredible hiking routes in 30 countries, from New Zealand to Peru, plus a further 150 suggestions, Lonely Planet's Epic Hikes ...

    5+ in stock - ships Thu 16th!
  • Atlas of the Southern Night Sky 5th edition

    Beautifully illustrated with many tips and advice on how to both understand, observe and even photograph the night sky, including the stars, galaxies, nebulae, Sun ...

    5+ in stock - ships Thu 16th!
  • 17% off!
    Superior Spectre

    Jeff is dying. Haunted by memories and grappling with the shame of his desires, he runs away to remote Scotland with a piece of experimental ...

    5+ in stock - ships Thu 16th!
  • High Five to the Boys: A Celebration of Ace Australian Men

    Australia has some seriously ace men who have broken new ground, stood up for what they believed in, achieved incredible things and defied stereotypes. You ...

    5+ in stock - ships Thu 16th!
  • 9% off!
    Hell Ship

    The riveting story of one of the most calamitous voyages in Australian history, the plague-stricken sailing ship Ticonderoga that left England for Victoria with 800 ...

    5+ in stock - ships Thu 16th!
  • 52 Boxes in 52 Weeks: Improve Your Design Skills One Box at a Time

    What do you get when an accomplished woodworker and senior editor of Fine Woodworking magazine sets himself the challenge of designing and building one box ...

    3 in stock - ships Thu 16th!

What our customers think

Greatest book shop in Perth by far. [The staff] seem to all have an infinite repertoire of knowledge they are happy to serve out.
— Michael Wilson (Google)
Best bookshop...the only reason to train into Perth
— Evelyn Wheeler (Facebook)
The staff are unfailingly friendly, helpful, and professional, and have an uncanny knack of knowing what I need...
— Google user
Great store. All your books you need, if your TAFE bookshop doesn't have what you need, they DO.
— Matthew Davie (Facebook)