The Kindle supports Mobipocket files directly. You don't need to write a script to do that.
Devices like the Sony Reader, Cybook, and Kindle DO NOT have glowing LCD screens.
The Kindle is already able to read more than just Amazon DRMed content, it can handle a number of formats.
A cheap casioppeia allows me to read ebooks around 2001.
A revolutionary portable reader that wirelessly downloads books, newspapers, magazines and blogs to a crisp, high-resolution electronic paper display that looks and reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight.