James is best known as Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock's ex-husband. Although he was by his third wife's side throughout the 2010 awards season, the couple broke up after nearly five years of marriage when his extramarital affairs became public. He is now engaged to celebrity tattoo artist Kat von D.
UsMagazine.com said Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books division is to publish his memoir called "Outlaw."
No release date has been announced, but the book is expected to hit stores this year, UsMagazine.com said Monday.