The book, "My Life So Far," (search) is to be published next month by Random House. Leaked excerpts describe Vadim bullying Fonda into inviting other women into bed, as well as other lurid situations created by Vadim, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.
Random House would not comment on the report.
Fonda, 67, was married to the French director from 1965 to 1973. She was his third wife of five, which included actress Brigitte Bardot , his first spouse. He died in 2000.
Vadim directed Fonda in his 1968 sci-fi sexual spoof "Barbarella."