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 Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind

    What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching Macbeth at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of ...

    5+ in stock - ships Mon 27th!
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far

    'A great educator as well as a great physicist' Richard Dawkins In the beginning there was light but more than this, there was gravity. After ...

    5+ in stock - ships Mon 27th!
  • Och Aye the G'Nu

    He's a handsome young calf, hes a wildebeest, too. But in Scotland they call him young Och Aye the G'Nu. Jimmy Barnes, Aussie ...

    5+ in stock - ships Mon 27th!
  • The Dark Room

    A gripping new thriller from the author of The Poison Artist - selected for BBC Radio 2 Book Club with Simon Mayo Homicide inspector Gavin Cain ...

    2 in stock - ships Mon 27th!
  • Trigger Warning: Deplorable Cartoons by Bill Leak

    Bill Leak's daily cartoons in The Australian newspaper have been variously described as the works of a genius and Australia's most insightful and ...

    5+ in stock - ships Mon 27th!
  • Fishing Guide to Western Australia 4th edition

    This book has wide ranging expertise and there is something here for even the most experienced angler. This book is invaluable in planning your trip ...

    5+ in stock - ships Mon 27th!

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)