The legendary guitarist has inked a deal with publisher Little, Brown and Co to share the story of his rise to rock stardom.
Santana will also reveal tales of his experiences with other music icons such as Eric Clapton and jazz greats Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock.
His autobiography is expected to be released in 2014.
Santana has won 15 Grammys over the course of his career as well as a Billboard Century Award.
He is also a member of the NCAAP Image Awards Hall of Fame and has been given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
His most recent album Shape Shifter was released earlier this year.
Watch Santana perform 'Evil Ways' below: