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

  • 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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    Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

    Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the ...

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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 ...

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  • 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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  • The Museum of Lost Art

    True tales of lost art, built around case studies of famous works, their creators, and stories of disappearance and recovery

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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)