Short story: The Tax Man by Bruce Jay, listened to on the Selected Shorts podcast, from September 2017. Recommended.
Poem: O Solitude! If I Must With Thee Dwell by John Keats, listened to through Librivox. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Billy Bookcase, listened to on the BBC’s 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy podcast, from January 2017. Recommended.