What began for journalist Akshaya Mukul as a conversation with his father in 2008 ended in a 500-page volume that has won awards and raised eyebrows in equal measure. His book on Gita Press was intended to be the chronicle of a little printing press that became a force in the world of religious publishing. It became Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India, winner of the Shakti Bhatt First Book Award, the Crossword Book Award, Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award, and the Atta Galat