In this installment of Lyric Nation, Jeffrey Yang reads "Abalone," first published in the October 8, 2007 issue of The Nation, "Eel" and "Greed’s Prisoner," his translation of a poem by Liu Xiaobo. "Abalone" and "Eel" are from An Aquarium (Graywolf); "Greed’s Prisoner" will appear in June Fourth Elegies, a collection of Liu Xiaobo’s poems translated by Yang and forthcoming from Graywolf. These poems were recorded by Frank Reynolds.