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

  • Pick Three: The Joy of Being Well-Lopsided in a Well-Balanced World

    In this motivational handbook-both a business how-to and self-help guide-the New York Times bestselling author of Dot Complicated takes on the fallacy of the "well-balanced ...

    5+ in stock - ships Thu 24th!
  • The Motherhood

    'Welcome to The Motherhood, my dear.' After her son was born, Jamila Rizvi felt isolated, exhausted and confused. While desperately in love with her new ...

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  • Olive Pink: Artist, Activist & Gardener

    Olive Pink: Artist, Activist & Gardener presents a superb selection of original paintings of the iconic flowers of the Central Australian region, alongside a fascinating ...

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    Square

    Every day, Square brings a block out of his cave and pushes it up a steep hill. This is his work. When Circle floats by ...

    3 in stock - ships Thu 24th!
  • Flying Too Close to the Sun: Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary

    The first major survey to reveal the ways in which Classical mythology has inspired art throughout the last 2,500 years From the films of ...

    2 in stock - ships Thu 24th!
  • Lovesome

    My warm breath makes a beautiful fog in front of me. It's times like this when I feel most alive. I feel free, and ...

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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)