Short story: The Hanging Stranger by Philip K. Dick, from Electric Dreams. Highly Recommended.
Poem: The Thin Man Goes Home by Kit Robinson, listened to on the PoetryNow podcast, from March 2018. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Icon of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects, from July 2010. Recommended.