Thomas mark is pianist and teacher in Portland, Oregon. A former professor of Philosophy, he is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, as well as the Clark F. Ansley Award from Columbia University. He is also the author of What Every Pianist Needs to Know about the Body, which inspired Motion, Emotion, and Love. This book has been nominated for the 2012 National Book Award. Learn more at motionemotionlove.com.