One Hundred Years of Solitude may be classified as "magical realism" by No. American literary critics, but it's "realism" to those who read it in the native Spanish language and relate to generations of relatives who share the same name, traditions and fate. Stop trying to make Latin American authors fit into the Canon's categories.
War and Peace - Not just the big book to end all big books, War and Peace could possibly be the greatest novel ever written. There isn’t really much to say about Tolstoy’s book that hasn’t been said, other than to reiterate how incredibly important and marvelous it is.