Books - Reading There is no such thing as a moral book or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. That is all. There is no such thing as a moral book or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. That is all.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.You should study the Peerage, Gerald. It is the one book a young man about town should know thoroughly, and it is the best thing in fiction the English have ever done.I dislike modern memoirs. They are generally written by people who have either entirely lost their memories, or have never done anything worth remembering.A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is invariably plain.Gossip is charming! History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.Scandal: gossip made tedious by morality.