Other Obama administration officials with books on the way include former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.
Axelrod's book is scheduled for a fall 2014 release.
"Over the past 30 years as a journalist, political consultant and senior advisor to the President, David Axelrod has had a front-row seat to our political process at every level," Penguin Press editor-in-chief Ann Godoff said in a statement, "His idealism is infectious and his storytelling gifts are prodigious."
The memoir will cover Axelrod's professional life, which began as a columnist for the
"From the day I sat on a mailbox as an awestruck 5-year old, watching
Although it is possible that Obama's political career has a few more rallies in it yet.
The 58-year-old Axelrod recently joined NBC News as a senior political analyst, and it's not clear that the book signals an interest in a future political career. However, as the Daily News reminds us, when news of Wisconsin Gov.