There are a few books I would like to recommend for both readers and writers. I am currently working on another degree, and just finished these in my classes. The first two I chose for an analysis project. We were asked to compare and contrast a classic piece with a more contemporary one. I found both of these enjoyable. The other two books were used as classroom textbooks, or reference reading material, and I found them both beneficial.
4) Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings by Linda Anderson