Short story: The Adventure of the Resident Patient by Arthur Conan Doyle, from the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Recommended.
Poem: Imaginary Book by Julien Poirier, listened to on the Poetry Now podcast, from November 2017.
Essay: Archaeologist Matt Pope on Tools and Human Evolution, listened to on the BBC’s A History of Ideas, from January 2015. Highly Recommended.