Short story: The Long QT by Hilary Mantel, listened to on the Selected Shorts podcast, from October 2016. Highly Recommended.
Poem: My Understanding One Day of Foxgloves by John Lee Clark, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast,
Essay: Rhind Mathematic Papyrus, listend to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects podcast, from February 2010. Highlt Recommended.