Short story: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain (1855), listened to through Librivox. Recommended.
Poem: The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W. B. Yeats, listened to through Librivox. Recommended.
Essay: Who Cares About Independence? by Tom Shakespeare, listened to on the BBC’s A Point of View from September 2016. Highly Recommended.