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

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    'There's nothing like a perfectly light sponge flavoured with spices and citrus or an icing-sugar-dusted cookie to raise the spirits and create a moment ...

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    A Column of Fire

    The saga that has enthralled the millions of readers of The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End now continues with Ken Follett's ...

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    Gorbachev: The Man and His Era

    This is the definitive biography on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century. Drawing on interviews with Gorbachev himself, transcripts ...

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    Whimsy and Woe

    For fans of Withering-By-Sea comes a story from talented debut author Rebecca McRitchie about two curiously named children. After being abandoned by their thespian parents ...

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  • Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

    'Hugely enjoyable' - Spectator'A lucid, elegantly written and thought-provoking social and intellectual history' - Evening Standard'As a historian trying to put Darwin in the context ...

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  • The House of Dior - Seventy Years of Haute Couture

    This beautifully presented publication narrates the rich history of the fashion house, including Christian Diors early influences, the design codes synonymous with the House of ...

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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)