January LaVoy narrated an impeccably researched biography of the philanthropist and unsung hero married to Alexander Hamilton, one of our 2018 Best Audiobooks in Biography & History. Tilar J. Mazzeo’s Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton (Simon & Schuster Audio) is a richly detailed audiobook concentrating on Eliza’s life after Alexander’s death. January’s skilled narration brings to life her dynamic character with personality, wit, and intelligence.

January LaVoy by Scott Sherratt

“As it turns out, there are two sides to every story—even a story that’s the biggest Broadway phenomenon of our time.”—Narrator January LaVoy

This richly detailed audiobook attempts to explore all aspects of the life of Eliza Hamilton, the wife of Alexander Hamilton. The author concentrates on Eliza’s life after Alexander’s death, particularly her efforts to help families, especially children, in need. January LaVoy takes the many facets of Eliza described and creates a fully fleshed-out character with personality, wit, and intelligence. She engages listeners by creating voices for each of the characters involved in the telling of Eliza’s story through Eliza’s correspondence.

January has narrated a wide variety of genres and won accolades and rave reviews in all of them. Explore her audiography, and browse our complete list of 2018 Best Audiobooks.

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Tilar J. Mazzeo is the author of Back Lane Wineries of Sonoma (The Little Bookroom),The New York Times best-selling business biography The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It, and Back Lane Wineries of Napa. The Widow Clicquot has been recognized by Gourmand as the Best Work of Wine Literature in the United States for 2008. A member of the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association, her work has appeared in Food and Wine magazine. She divides her time between the California wine country and the East Coast, where she is a professor of English at Colby College.